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The Challenges of Rare-Disease Research

By | September 1, 2016

With few resources and hesitant investors, basic scientists must rely on clinicians, patient advocates, and their own keen eye for biological connections.


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Staying Active in the Lab

By | July 1, 2015

Retiring as a professor, and even shutting down your own lab, doesn’t necessarily mean quitting research.


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Keeping Up with IP

By | September 1, 2014

It’s never too early to start thinking about intellectual property rights—even for biologists doing basic research.


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Simultaneous Release

By | June 1, 2014

Coordinating the submission of manuscripts can strike a healthy balance between competition and collaboration.

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Weathering the Storm

By | December 1, 2013

How to prepare your lab for natural disasters and cope with unavoidable consequences

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Bonding in the Lab

By | October 1, 2013

How to make your lab less like a factory and more like a family


Scientists who pursue advanced degrees are typically smart. They are driven. And they are no doubt passionate about their work. But can they cut it in industry?

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The Best of Both Worlds

By | April 1, 2012

Choosing to work in industry does not preclude a return to academe. But the move back takes some planning and finesse.


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